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Colleges continue to struggle to fill classes by May 1

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,891 Senior Member
"Around 450 U.S. colleges still have spots to fill in their incoming class past the traditional May 1 admissions decision deadline, according to data compiled annually by the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC). That marks a continued increase over previous years in the number of colleges listed by NACAC as of May 1." ...


Replies to: Colleges continue to struggle to fill classes by May 1

  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 15,494 Senior Member
    One factor making yield rates difficult for institutions to predict is that prospective students are applying to more colleges, according to Pew, though it cautions that the reason for the increase is not the use of the Common App, which makes it easier to apply to more schools.

    How has Pew reached this conclusion?
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